IT Governance: Definitions, Frameworks and Planning

ProjectManager.com

IT governance ensures that IT departments are prepared for what’s next, without losing focus on what matters. What is IT Governance? If you ask the business world, IT governance is all about managing performance for efficiency. Oversee the performance of IT managers.

How to “Brexit Proof” Your Project Strategy

Arras People

The event’s title of “ How to ‘Brexit-Proof’ your Project Strategy before December 14th 2018 ” provided a clear picture of the key strategies you should employ in order to best prepare for Brexit.

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The Three Things Every Project Manager Must Know about Project Governance

Ron Rosenhead

It covers the very important topic of project governance. Project Governance is often seen as getting in the Way. Too many project managers see the role of Project Sponsor, or their Project Board as somehow getting in the way of progress. Good Governance Adds Value.

Learn How To Realize Positive Risk Response Strategies (Opportunities)

iZenBridge

And, sometimes cautious responses to project risks help in realizing opportunities. But, many of us believe that risks create an adverse impact on projects; it is not always true. Risk can be positive also. Now the question is – what is a positive risk?

10 Steps to Successful Process Governance

MavenLink

Process governance is how a company consolidates and standardizes their management, tasks, and services to ensure that each project is executed properly and in accordance with what is expected by both managers and clients. Project Management performance management

The Road to Effective Project Management Governance

Project-Management.pm

What really is project management governance? With countless articles and books in the business spectrum conveying such practice, project management governance is in the sense, subjective. There’s no correct description of it and it’s safe to say that individuals or groups who employ and encounter project management governance have developed their own understanding of it. Governance and Decisions. To be more precise, project management governance.

Everything You Need to Know About Project Management Governance

ProProfs Project Management

One of the major reasons is the lack of project management governance. . This is precisely where project governance comes to the picture. . Meaning & Definition of Governance. The first of which is to have a solid understanding of what project governance is.

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Strategy Implementation Needs Great Portfolio Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In recent years, portfolio management has evolved from an administrative process, in which projects are selected and prioritised, to one of the key ways in which organisations can focus on strategy implementation. Effective Portfolio Management.

How to connect business strategy with project management

Moira Alexander

To align business goals with project management (PM), leaders from the enterprise project management office (EMPO) or project management office (PMO) need to be involved in strategic planning sessions alongside senior-level management. Suresh Srinivasan, CTO at NYU Langone Medical Center , tells CIO, within the NYU IT department there are two key components that link the business strategy and project management.

Governance and Estimating

Herding Cats

If your business is not subject to any external governance process, you’re free to spend your money as you please. Governance includes: Responsibility for a specific duty, task, or decision. The governing of IT systems has two distinct components. NoEstimates Governance

Your Basic Guide to IT Project Governance Framework

Project-Management.pm

IT project governance framework has since been the answer to this equation, but people seemed not to fully grasp its function. This article tackles the importance and significance of IT Project Governance Framework and its impact on the projects in the organization. Project governance is crucial component of every project since the responsibilities that come with it are interconnected with different business cases, as well as the project’s overall success.

System of Delivery: An Intro to Our Governance Model

Leading Agile

Our governance model and team design may look a little complicated at first glance. In this presentation, our Chief Methodologist, Dennis Stevens will remove the noise and walk you through our governance model and team design to help you better understand the LeadingAgile system of delivery.

Staying Ahead of Business Risks

Brad Egeland

While the company has managed to remain afloat despite the reputational and financial loss brought about by the breach, it would be tough for small business to rise from such a monumental blow. Sadly, such risks are the norm in the modern-day business world.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Risk issues that can be identified early in the program, which will potentially impact the program later, termed Known Unknowns and can be alleviated with good risk management.

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The Ultimate Quick Guide To Building a Risk Management Plan

ProProfs Project Management

Even if you meticulously account for every penny in your project, risks will present themselves, and you will feel like your project is having the rug pulled out from under it. But with this guide to risk management, we can help you prepare for it. . Identifying Your Risks.

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The Fundamental Goals of Risk Management

Brad Egeland

This boiled down to one single problem, their lack of a well-defined risk management program. If they did account for all the risks that their business faced they would have discovered that the growth of the digital camera industry posed a threat to their existence. This is why every business needs a risk management strategy in place, but not just any strategy. Once you identify the risks that you face, the next step is to analyze them.

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Do NOT Resolve Project Risks for Good Career Growth

MPUG

Having been a project manager for all of my working life and now a teacher of project management skills for more than a decade, I always tell my students to follow sound project management principles and to manage risks proactively. Identify risks.

A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Let's start with a critical understanding of the purpose of managing risk on software development projects.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Business, Technical, Systems, Risk, and Project Management. Managment Processes. Nine Best Practices of Project Management , Software Program Managers Network (SPMN). Top Habits of Successful Project Managers. Project Governance. Risk Management.

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Risk Management in Five Easy Pieces, with Apologies to Jack

Herding Cats

Managing Cost, Schedule, & Technical Performance Risk Is The Basis Of Good Project Management. Risk management is essential to the success of any significant project. These risks can be mitigated with a good risk management process.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Business, Technical, Systems, Risk, and Project Management Briefings and Presentations. Management Processes (#MP). Project Performance Management (#PPM). Agile Project Management (#APM). Risk Management (#RM). Governance (#Governance).

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Are your project management success rates improving?

Ron Rosenhead

Use of a standardised project management practices are used by over 50% of companies within the survey. Standardised project Management Practices. Risk management strategies. So, are your project management success rates improving?

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Managing Your First Strategic Initiative

Arras People

Strategic initiatives aren’t the same as typical projects—they tend to be considerably more complex and at times have hands on involvement from the top-level of management in the business. Stakeholder Management. Project Management barvas strategic strategy

A Real-World Success Story: New Zealand Government Improves Project Delivery

Planview

Meeting the demands of ever-changing priorities within a government can lead to inconsistent processes, departments with limited visibility into what is being worked on, and no ability to monitor investments. The New Zealand Government Case Study.

Project Failure – Why it Happens

Online PM Courses

It certainly is, and all you need to do is follow all the principles of good Project Management, including foreseeing and acting on all threats. These articles include: How to get Better Project Management Results. Seven Vital Project Management Priorities. Project Management.

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Connecting Project Benefits to Business Strategy for Success

Herding Cats

The current PMI Pulse titled Delivering Value: Focus on Benefits during Project Execution provides some guidance on how to manage the benefits side of an IT project. The answer is they come from the Strategy of the IT function. Where is the strategy defined?

Microeconomics and Risk Management in Decision Making for Software Development

Herding Cats

If we look at the discipline of software engineering, we see that the microeconomics branch of economics deals more with the types of decisions we need to make as software engineers or managers. Now To Risk Management. Risk is the effect of uncertainty of objectives.

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How to Talk About Estimates

Herding Cats

The best starting point for determining the NEEDED precision and accuracy is to determine the Value at Risk. . IT Risk Management. What is an estimate? An estimate as a noun is an approximate calculation or judgment of the value, number, quantity, or extent of something.

Is Your Strategic Project at Risk Due to Poor Implementation of Proven Project Management Practices?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Although 93% of organisations report that they use standardised project management practices , only 23% say that these practices are used throughout the organisation. When standardised project management practices aren’t used, it should come as no surprise that projects are failing.

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Get the ‘Right’ Project Controls & Enterprise Programme Management You Want

Arras People

Project management consultancy Dada Enterprises has released a copy of the webinar it presented on designing the ‘right’ Project Controls Solutions for an organisation. The P3M3 maturity model sub-models are: Portfolio Management (PfM3). Programme Management (PgM3).

The 7 Habits of Successful Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

But what habits apply specifically to successful project managers? So, habits amplify how effective you can be and, therefore, how successful your project management practices are. So, get into the habit of thinking in terms of risk. Constantly working their risk register.

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Project Management Job Description

Girl's Guide to PM

The project management job descriptions you see in profiles on LinkedIn might not represent exactly what you would do in the role. That’s because project managers do so many different things! A general project management job description. Learn more in my book, Project Manager.

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7 Steps for Effective Problem Management in IT

ProjectManager.com

This is called problem management, which has been detailed into best practices within the services management framework ITIL, or the information technology infrastructure library. What Is Problem Management? ITIL & Problem Management. Problem Management Team.

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Risk Management: PMP Study Guide (PMBOK 6th Edition)

ExamsPM

Project Risk Management includes all the processes involved in risk identification, regulation, and mitigation on a project. The objective is to increase the likelihood of positive risks (opportunities) and decrease the likelihood of negative risks (threats).

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Cost and Value Management for Software Development

Herding Cats

Overlooking key project risks. They provide the mechanism for managing cash flow during the course of the project. They give the project manager a framework for allocating scarce resources as the project progresses. It bad management ?

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12 Project Management Rules You’d be Wise to Note

Online PM Courses

When you have been Managing Projects for a while, you will start to notice that some things are always true. Each of these ‘ Project Management Rules ‘ reminds us of something important about Project Management, so I have been collecting them for nearly 20 years.

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PRINCE2: An Introduction to the Project Management Methodology

ProjectManager.com

Project management is a process of finding the best method to manage and control work through its every stage. There’s never just one way to accomplish this mission, and thus there is never just one methodology for project managers to use. Manage Product Delivery.

The Insights Behind the Project Management Trends

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Strategy Execution released the top ten trends for 2019 a few weeks ago and my first thoughts were; we’re seeing a lot of them in the PMO community which is both exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. Vendor Management and Outsourcing is Growing.

My first meeting with my project sponsor

Ron Rosenhead

Talk with other managers, other project sponsors, Ask about the successes and the challenges that the sponsor has faced, how the sponsor responded to any problems, Establish how they have supported other project managers and the impact on the project and project manager.

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The business case is implicit in what we do

Ron Rosenhead

It looks at the financial viability of the project as well as the risk. Would it be fair to say that the company is running with a wide range of projects and some of these do not fit with the overall strategy of the business? Not my words but the words of a client.

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